On my latest post about avoiding affiliate marketing scams, a commenter named Chance Hoggan asked the following question in the comments:"Where would you recommended people go to find affiliate products to promote?"Since this was also brought ... Read More
Affiliate Marketing – Page 3
Below you’ll find the posts at Sugarrae from the affiliate marketing category. I highly recommend you read each of them if you’re serious about making an income as an affiliate marketer.
If you’re brand new to the affiliate game, I’d recommend reading the primer posts below that I wrote for the Sugarrae Blog and then get to work on your first site while returning to read the rest of the free articles on my affiliate marketing blog as you work. Be warned though that my writing style is known for being very “tell it like it is.” ;-)
- How Affiliate Marketing Works
- Avoiding Affiliate Marketing Scams
- How to find Affiliate Marketing Programs
- Affiliate marketing tools I use
THE Newbie Affiliate Marketing Guide
If you're still not sure where to start after reading some of the articles here, check out Traffic and Trust – an e-Book written by a friend of mine that gives you both a realistic and achievable blueprint to affiliate marketing success (you can read my Traffic and Trust review here.)
You may want me to tell you that you can get rich quick or get rich lazy, but I'll leave that to the snake oil salesman.
The truth is that affiliate marketing is VERY doable and can BECOME a source of passive income – but you'll have to actually WORK to achieve success with it, at least in the beginning.
If you’re a more seasoned affiliate, your first stop should be the affiliate evolution post (as well as tons of other great articles on affiliate marketing and SEO) followed by watching the video interview I did about affiliate marketing in today’s world at PubCon a few years back:
If you have suggestions for posts you'd like to see me do or information you’d love to see provided, please feel free to contact me and let me know.
I see a lot of newbies to the affiliate arena ask the question of whether or not affiliate marketing (associate marketing, whatever you want to call it) is a scam, especially when they see a two (or more) tiered program (meaning affiliates can earn ... Read More
As a "higher profile" affiliate marketer and SEO persona, I often have people sifting around trying to figure out what all of my sites and niches are.They know I'm successful and that leads to both curiosity and duplication.Unless you're an ... Read More
I think it was during a session I was speaking in at a conference that someone asked me recently how someone should deal with negative reviews left by site visitors on affiliate review sites of merchants the site is an affiliate for. The person had ... Read More
A few weeks ago, Nick Reese sent me a copy of his "soon to be published" e-book called Traffic and Trust. He had mentioned having read my stuff over the years and how much he liked it and said that he'd love to get my opinion on the book:"After ... Read More
So a few months ago I kind of accidentally started a very popular series... Creating a small niche affiliate site - part 1, part 2 and part 3. Even though I started the series without a "plan" so to speak, I fully intended to finish it (especially ... Read More
Before we get back to the Creating a Niche Affiliate Site Series (I know, I know, part 4 will be published Friday), I wanted to give some information on the Eclipse Link Cloaker since I will be mentioning it in that post. ;-)I'm a big one for ... Read More
If you missed part one or part two of this [insert unknown number here] part series, you'll likely want to go back and read through them first. For those of you that are already up to speed, it's time to get back to work.The writer I hired in ... Read More
Last week I mentioned the steps I'd taken so far in building a small niche affiliate site. I decided to do a bit more work on it this week, so I guess we're now on to step two in the series. I'm building this site using tools/strategies that are ... Read More
Not every site I personally build is in a big niche with goals to be the uber site of its industry. While all of the sites I make through MFE aim for that, every once in a while I get bored and spend some time creating a new small affiliate site in a ... Read More
The Google Mayday update caused quite a stir in the affiliate community. Why? Because it was said by webmasters to be, and was then later confirmed by Google to be, most heavily impacting long tail traffic.Many affiliate marketers running sites ... Read More
Over two and a half years ago I wrote what I consider to be one of my best posts ever about affiliate marketing called how to survive the affiliate evolution. And while it basically outlined my entire business plan at the time - and still remains a ... Read More